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11-year-old trans athlete sues West Virginia

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Becky Pepper-Jackson, an 11-year-old trans girl, is suing West Virginia after being banned from joining her school’s running team as a result of a recently passed law that aims to prohibit trans participation in school sports.

Speaking to The Lily about her experience, Pepper-Jackson said had “always” wanted to be a runner, but felt “horrible” when the anti-trans law was passed, prompting her to consider a lawsuit. Heather Jackson, her mother, said: “She’s not doing this just for herself.

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